Milestones Jan. 19, 2004

DIED. PIERRE CHARLES, 49, Prime Minister of the Caribbean island of Dominica; apparently of a heart attack; in Dominica. A former teacher who became the country's longest-serving legislator and a critic of U.S. policy in the Caribbean, he was appointed head of state in 2000 after his predecessor died, also of a heart attack.

DIED. PATRICK MILLER, 51, pioneer of electronic and industrial music and leader of the 1980s experimental "anti-music" rock group Minimal Man; in Los Angeles. He bridged punk and industrial music with aggressive blasts of noise and electronic effects in a band whose name was inspired by people...

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